(chòu)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. stench
  2. stink

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Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
嗳气腐臭 ài qì fǔ chòu putrid belching (medical term)
臭不可闻 chòu bù kě wén unbearable stink/fig. notorious
臭虫 chòu chóng bedbug (Cimex lectularius)/tick
臭臭锅 chòu chòu guō hot pot containing stinky tofu and other ingredients (Taiwanese dish)
臭弹 chòu dàn dead bomb (i.e. not exploding on impact)
臭豆腐 chòu dòu fu stinky tofu/strong-smelling preserved beancurd/fig. rough exterior but lovable person
臭盖 chòu gài to drivel (Tw)
臭烘烘 chòu hōng hōng stinking
臭货 chòu huò low-quality goods/scumbag/bitch
臭迹 chòu jì scent (smell of person or animal used for tracking)
臭架子 chòu jià zi stinking pretension/to give oneself airs and offend others/hateful arrogance
臭老九 chòu lǎo jiǔ stinking intellectual (contemptuous term for educated people during the Cultural Revolution)
臭脸 chòu liǎn sour face/scowling face/CL:張|张[zhāng],副[fù]
臭骂 chòu mà tongue-lashing/to chew out/CL:頓|顿[dùn]
臭美 chòu měi to show off one's good looks shamelessly
臭名远扬 chòu míng yuǎn yáng stinking reputation/notorious far and wide
臭名昭彰 chòu míng zhāo zhāng notorious for his misdeeds (idiom)/infamous
臭名昭著 chòu míng zhāo zhù notorious/infamous/egregious (bandits)
臭屁 chòu pì (coll.) self-important/puffed up
臭屁虫 chòu pì chóng stink bug
臭皮囊 chòu pí náng this mortal flesh
臭棋 chòu qí blunder (in chess)
臭气 chòu qì stench
臭气冲天 chòu qì chōng tiān to stink to high heaven (idiom)
臭气熏天 chòu qì xūn tiān overwhelming stench (idiom)
臭钱 chòu qián dirty money
臭味 chòu wèi bad smell/foul odor
臭味相投 chòu wèi xiāng tóu to share vile habits/partners in notoriety/birds of a feather
臭熏熏 chòu xūn xūn stinking
臭氧 chòu yǎng ozone (O₃)
臭氧层 chòu yǎng céng ozone layer
臭鼬 chòu yòu skunk
臭子儿 chòu zǐ er dead bullet (one that does not fire)/a bad move (in a game of chess)
除臭剂 chú chòu jì deodorant
出臭子儿 chū chòu zǐ er to make a bad move (in a game of chess)
恶臭 è chòu stink
发臭 fā chòu smelly/to smell bad
腐臭 fǔ chòu rotten (smell)/stinking/putrid
汗臭 hàn chòu body odor
狐臭 hú chòu body odor/bromhidrosis
胡臭 hú chòu variant of 狐臭[hú chòu]
口臭 kǒu chòu bad breath/halitosis
骂到臭头 mà dào chòu tóu to chew sb out (Tw)
捧臭脚 pěng chòu jiǎo to hug stinky feet/(fig.) to bootlick
乳臭未干 rǔ xiù wèi gān smell of mother's milk not yet dried (idiom)/immature and inexperienced/still wet behind the ears
如蝇逐臭 rú yíng zhú chòu like flies pursuing a stink (idiom)/the mob chases the rich and powerful/the crowd runs after trash
三个臭皮匠,顶个诸葛亮 sān gè chòu pí jiang, dǐng gè Zhū gě Liàng lit. three ignorant cobblers add up to a genius (idiom)/fig. collective wisdom/wisdom of the masses exceeds that of any individual
三个臭皮匠,合成一个诸葛亮 sān gè chòu pí jiang, hé chéng yī gè Zhū gě Liàng lit. three ignorant cobblers add up to a genius (idiom)/fig. collective wisdom
三个臭皮匠,赛过一个诸葛亮 sān gè chòu pí jiang, sài guò yī gè Zhū gě Liàng lit. three ignorant cobblers add up to a genius (idiom)/fig. collective wisdom/wisdom of the masses exceeds that of any individual
三个臭皮匠,赛过诸葛亮 sān gè chòu pí jiang, sài guò Zhū gě Liàng lit. three ignorant cobblers add up to a genius (idiom)/fig. collective wisdom/wisdom of the masses exceeds that of any individual
三个臭皮匠,胜过一个诸葛亮 sān gè chòu pí jiang, shèng guò yī gè Zhū gě Liàng variant of 三個臭皮匠,賽過一個諸葛亮|三个臭皮匠,赛过一个诸葛亮[sān gè chòu pí jiang, sài guò yī gè Zhū gě Liàng]
馊臭 sōu chòu reeking/putrid
体臭 tǐ chòu (unpleasant) body odor
腋臭 yè chòu body odor/bromhidrosis/armpit odor/underarm stink/also called 狐臭[hú chòu]
遗臭万年 yí chòu wàn nián to have one's name go down in history as a byword for infamy (idiom)
浊臭熏天 zhuó chòu xūn tiān stinks to high heaven

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